323 BC (or June 11) Alexander the Great, Macedonian king, died from either
fever or excessive wine at the age of 32.
1190 Holy Roman Emperor Frederick
Barbarossa drowned while crossing a river on a crusade to the Holy Land.
Provisions of Oxford issued, which is considered to be England's first written
1540 Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminster after falling out of
favor with Henry VIII for having arranged the King's marriage to Anne of
Cleves, which was quickly annulled.